Back in the 1990s, a Ford executive was showing off a new line of robots that assemble vehicles to a United Auto Workers representative.
Lead and asbestos have been banned by government decree from being used in homes.
Airport Way hurries past farm fields slowly giving way to urbanization in the southern part of Manteca.
There are tattle-tail signs in many cases.
The federal government is an amazing work of arrogance, inefficiency and self-righteousness.
Dick's Sporting Goods is opening in Modesto's Vintage Faire Mall instead of Manteca's Orchard Valley.
There's a business down the street from your home.
Great Wolf Resort is currently conducting extensive talks with the City of Manteca about the possibility of building a 400- to 600- room hotel, indoor water park, and convention center on municipal land immediately west of Costco.
Curse the trains that pass through Manteca and Lathrop if you must but keep in mind they are arguably the catalyst that will generate the most jobs in the coming years in both communities.
Dizziness followed by a nauseous feeling is the risk you take these days if you pump gas and watch the dial spin around.
At one point shortly past midnight Sunday when a brawl broke out in the bar at the Strike Zone a man who appeared to be a bouncer turned to a customer who was videotaping the fight and told him he should post it on YouTube.
There was a time not too long ago when gas sold for 45 cents a gallon.
Give Lathrop Mayor Chaka Santos points for being willing to do the politically incorrect thing and question the wisdom of giving "breaks" to those who are "only trying to make a living" selling food from vending trucks.
It is a never ending story.
It's time to lay all of the cards on the table.